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Dakar vs Rome Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Rome, Italy is approximately 4,175 km or 2,594 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Rome bearing 232.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 217.6° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rome has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Rome is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 424.4 mm (16.7 in) less which is equivalent to 424.4 l/m² (10.42 US gal/ft²) or 4,244,000 l/ha (453,712 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 513 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 25' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.8° higher in Dakar than in Rome.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to Rome. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rome vs Dakar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +11 (+19) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -75 (-3) -68 (-3) -68 (-3) -46 (-2) -31 (-1) +38 (+1) +129 (+5) +59 (+2) -71 (-3) -119 (-5) -92 (-4) -424 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -8.5 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -7.5 ( -25) -5.5 ( -18) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +13 (+42) +7 (+23) -4 ( -13) -9.5 ( -32) -9.5 ( -31)   -36 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 44' +3h 57' +3h 07' +3h 06' +1h 00' -0h 50' -3h 27' -3h 25' -0h 50' +1h 46' +4h 24' +4h 30'   +1h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 54' +1h 10' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 41' -2h 08' -1h 56' -1h 10' -0h 11' +0h 50' +1h 42' +2h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.1 +27.1 +27.2 +27.2 +16.1 +9.8 +15.7 +27.1 +27.1 +27 +27.1 +27.2   +23.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -15 -9 -5 -2 -1 +3 +6 +4 -3 -18 -28   -7.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8 (+14) +8.7 (+16) +8.2 (+15) +6.9 (+12) +5 (+9) +4.6 (+8) +4.1 (+7) +4.8 (+9) +6.7 (+12) +9.5 (+17) +10 (+18) +8.4 (+15) +7.1 (+13)

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